GREENERPENNY SHOPPING LIST: Organic Cotton Bedding
The following companies sell organic cotton (OC) sheets and pillowcases, many of which are either untreated, or avoid the most harmful stain- and water-resistant fabric finishes, which commonly use toxic perfluorochemicals; EWG explains. why Ask for low-impact dyes, discussed in this useful Discovery Planet Green blog, and non-chlorine-bleached fabric (chlorine bleaching releases cancer-causing dioxins into the environment).
Bed, Bath and Beyond, in addition to OC sheets, often sells natural (untreated) and soy and bamboo bedding; bedbathandbeyond.com
The Company Store sells an OC covered down comforter, and bamboo blend sheets, thecompanystore.com
Coyuchi sells organic cotton bedding in subtle "color grown" natural cotton hues, coyuchi.com
Gaiam offers OC and wool blankets, comforters, quilts and mattress pads, and towels, galore, gaiam.com
Native Organic Cotton has OC bedding and robes, towels and aprons, too. nativeorganic.com.
Pottery Barn does OC duvet covers, quilts and coverlets, potterybarn.com
West Elm has tasteful OC bed and bath covers, throws, more, westelm.com